LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||23/DEZ/2007 5:58 PM|
|Assunto:||I'd better.... I'd rather|
I'd better = I had better
–had better or had best 1 : would be wise to --used with the infinitive without to <had better try slow walks to start building up his strength> 2 : should for one's own welfare <had better pay what the court tells him to>
I say you folks had better pack up and move on. That massive asteroid'll fall hard
I'd rather = I had rather ou I would rather.
I had rather = I had liefer = I had sooner = I would rather. Ex.:
Obs.: Neste caso geralmente (mas nem sempre) se faz acompanhar de um than.
X and Y's friends had liefer sit at home than go to the dance.
Morgan had sooner drink than sleep.
I had much rather we not stay.
We would rather go for dinner after the show.
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